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Al - A very unique male name



  Mar 26,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Al appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #341. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Al and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Al? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Al. The baby boy name Al was given to 5 baby boys in 2012, ranking #3719 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 328,212 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Al peaked in popularity 109 years ago in 1910 on position 341.



Famous with this name

Al Pacino
Al Morrison
Cengiz Al


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Al is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Al is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #2,242 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,242.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Al is where you live.


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Al origin and meaning

Al is a 2 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Al, pop culture references for the name Al and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Al

We've found the following names that sound similar to Al, sorted by popularity.

Ali / Allie / Aahil / Aly / Allah / Alaa / Aliou / Aaliyah / Aliyah /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123719
20103807
20083849
20033003
20021952
20012529
20002060
19992024
19981896
19973100
19962200
19951394
19941277
19931540
19921336
19911544
19901336
19891047
19881298
1987985
19861029
1985929
1984909
1983859
1982853
1981808
1980838
1979806
1978738
1977723
1976684
1975693
1974655
1973633
1972608
1971649
1970656
1969626
1968579
1967565
1966592
1965524
1964487
1963463
1962435
1961414
1960397
1959376
1958394
1957386
1956376
1955439
1954410
1953441
1952440
1951419
1950442
1949440
1948410
1947381
1946388
1945409
1944442
1943457
1942404
1941434
1940463
1939417
1938436
1937401
1936402
1935413
1934418
1933436
1932411
1931427
1930469
1929456
1928464
1927488
1926567
1925581
1924549
1923685
1922733
1921611
1920549
1919507
1918579
1917542
1916546
1915422
1914407
1913444
1912364
1911343
1910341

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas2242

Even more about Al


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Al a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Al?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Al
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 328,212
Letter count 2
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +5

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